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The second book in the Fantômas series by the prolific authors Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre (they published 32 Fantômas novels between 1911 and 1913.) Fantômas broke the mold of the Gentlemen burglars like Raffles and Arsene Lupin. He killed without compunction. His anarchic ruthlessness, especially as portrayed by silent film pioneer Louis Feuillade, made Fantômas the darling of the French avante garde, such as the artist René Magritte and novelist Robert Desnos. (Summary by Alan... Topics: Fantomas, burglary, crime, murder, intrigue, French novel, French literature Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This is a LibriVox recording of Le Mystère de la chambre jaune, by Gaston Leroux. Read in French by Naf Brusa and Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Ceci est un enregistrement LibriVox du Mystère de la chambre jaune, par Gaston Leroux. Lu par Naf Brusa et Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Le mystère est grand. On a essayé de tuer mademoiselle Stangerson dans une chambre fermée de l'intérieur, aucun accès visible, volets clos... Qui a voulu perpétrer ce meurtre et surtout, comment a-t-il procédé ? (Résumé... Topics: librivox, audiobook, meurtre, roman policier, Rouletabille, crime, chambre close, detective story,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Marcel Pagnol est l'auteur de la fameuse trilogie : Marius, César, Fanny qui a été portée à l'écran avec le succès que l'on sait.Ses trois romans autobiographiques, La gloire de mon père, sont aussi un véritable régal. Topics: Larcel Pagnol, La gloire de mon père, French novel, Romans français
LibriVox recording of The Exploits of Juve by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children. He is a master of disguise, always appearing under an assumed identity, often... Topics: Souvestre, Allain, Fanômas, Juve, Lady Beltham, mystery, French literature, French novel, Paris,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Recorded: December 31, 2012 Participants: Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns. Mary had just listened to a Kurt Vonnegut interview from 2003 on the CBC radio show, "The Current". She thought he sounded depressed, although he showed some humor. The interview couldn't keep up. Vonnegut says he's suing Pall Mall cigarettes because he's eighty three and he hadn't died yet, despite their promise. At the end of the interview, he signed off with, "Jump in a lake." Steve says the... Topic: CBC, The Current, Pall Mall, cigarettes, Kurt Vonnegut, Ghost Dance, MOMA, Frank Gehry, 3D...